|Minnesota State Senate District 28|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
|Political party||Democratic Farmer-Labor|
Murphy did not seek re-election in 2010.
Murphy attended Eastern Illinois, Red Wing Technical College, and Southeast Minnesota Technical College. Murphy works as a fuels technician when the Senate is not in session.
Prior to leaving the senate, Murphy was a member of these committees:
- Agriculture and Veterans
- Agriculture and Veterans Budget and Policy Division
- Business, Industry and Jobs
- Capital Investment
- Transportation (Chair)
- Transportation Budget and Policy Division (Chair)
Murphy chose not to run in the 2010 election.
|Minnesota State Senate, District 28 (2006)|
|Steve Murphy (DFL)||17,511||54.26%|
|Steve Drazkowski (R)||14,627||45.33%|
|Steve Wilson (Write-In)||68||0.21%|
In 2006, Murphy collected $62,423 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|28th Senate District DFL||$5,000|
|Senate District 28 DFL||$1,000|
|Minneapolis Fire Department Relief Association||$1,000|
|Midwest Values PAC||$500|
|Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association||$500|
Murphy represented Minnesota Senate District 28. District 28 includes the LaCrescent-Winona region near the Minnesota-Wisconsin border.
Steve is married to Brea Murphy. They have two children and reside in Red Wing, Minnesota.
- Steve Murphy's official Minnesota State Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1996
- MPR News, "Sen. Steve Murphy won't seek re-election," January 22, 2010
- "Minnesota Senate" List of Standing Committees
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "Official Results General Election - Nov. 7, 2006," accessed May 15, 2014
- 2006 contributions to Steve Murphy
- The Political Animal, "Medical Marijuana Vetoed," May 22, 2009
- "Minnesota Secretary of State" Map of Senate District 28 (dead link)
|Minnesota State Senate District 28
| Succeeded by|
John Howe (R)